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    Posted January 25, 2014 by
    nikkiphoto
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    Get Adam On Sports Center

     
    Exciting feats in the Down syndrome community are always fun to share, so let me introduce you to Adam Schwartz, the 17 year old younger brother of a friend of mine. Adam has Down syndrome and after four years of cheering on his teammates, Adam wrestled in and won his first match ever on January 23rd of this year. Adam’s family doctor had recommended he not wrestle until that point due to a weak spine, but with the blessing of the coaches, his parents, and his family doctor, the school arranged for Adam to have the opportunity to wrestle one time during the Jasper High School [Indiana] senior wrestling night. Adam’s big brother TJ shares, “Even Adam's family doctor came to support him for his one night of fame.” In an effort to help share Adam’s exciting accomplishment and to advocate for those with Down syndrome, SMILE on Down Syndrome would like to help in the effort to get Adam on ESPN’s Sports Center as launched by his family and friends. To view or to share the video, check it out online at : http://youtu.be/nKsxajGoxnk Great job Adam! The Down syndrome community is proud of your hard work and effort! Now let’s #GetAdamOnSportsCenter !!!!

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